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Middletown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Middletown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Middletown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 38.2453 and longitude -85.5388. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Middletown (see map) encompass a land area of 5.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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Middletown, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,341
Population in Households 7,331
Population in Familes 5,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,457
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 3,376
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,486 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 891 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $218,362
Average Home Value $251,720


Median Household Income $69,237
Average Household Income $89,785
Per Capita Income $38,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.62%
Households 0.59% 0.71%
Families 2.26% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Middletown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middletown to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 89th
Population Density1 # 163 69th
Diversity Index2 # 79 85th
Median Household Income # 57 89th
Per Capita Income # 43 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.